OCS Passenger Equipment

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CR 100, the "Boston" in Springfield, MA. on June 3, 1992.
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Conrail Office Car #1 @ Reading, Pa
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Conrail 10 is seen at Harrisburg, PA in 1979.
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Observation car CR 10 is seen heading west on a short OCS move just west of Horseshoe Curve in 1982.
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Conrail 11 is seen at Duncannon, PA
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Conrail 11 is seen from the hillside at Safe Harbor, PA
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Conrail 12 is seen at Duncannon, PA
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Conrail 12 is seen from the hillside at Safe Harbor, PA
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SPL275 going away showing test car 20 at Middlefield, MA.
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SPL275, a test train with a dedicated consist, made a number of trips over the Boston Line back in 1985 to test dynamic braking. This was one of the trips, seen at Huntington, MA. on Oct. 6, 1985.
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SPL275 wheels around the curve outside Huntington, MA. on Oct. 6, 1985.
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CR 21 is seen at Altoona, PA on 3/5/99. Car is ex ATSF 55/ATSF 32 and was built in June of 1924 by Pullman. Car became NS 36 after it was repainted in Nov of 2007.
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CR 22 is seen at Altoona, PA on 3/5/99. Car is ex EMD ET 800/SP 9500/SP 400 and was built as American Milemaster by Pullman in Nov of 1939. Car was deleted by NS on 9/1/05 and it was sold becoming DLWR 100.
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CR 24 is seen at Altoona, PA on 3/5/99. This cars heritage is unknown as no CR documents mention any prior numbers and was built 1-50. Car was repainted NS in Nov of 2007 and renumbered to NS 37.
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Conrail 25 is seen at Duncannon, PA
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Conrail 25 is seen from the hillside at Safe Harbor, PA
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Conrail 27 is seen at Safe Harbor, PA
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CR 27 is seen on display at Railfest at Altoona PA on 10/5/97. Car is ex AMTK 5667/PC 2949/NYC 2949 and was built by Budd in 1947.
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Conrail business car #3 rests in Amtrak's Penn Coach Yard at 30th St. station in Philadelphia, Pa. Late 1970's.

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On the first day of the 44-day Septa TWU strike in 1977, numerous CR equipment was mixed in with Amtrak units at 30th Street Station.

OCS 3 rested on the tracks behind Amtrak GG-1 4939 (ex-PC 4939, nee-PRR 4927).

The former PRR GG-1 4927 was not scrapped after retirement by Amtrak in 1980.  The unit was repainted in 1999 and preserved at the Illinois Railway Museum in Union, IL.

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CR 4 is seen on CSX rails at Cumberland MD on 3/13/98. Car is ex SOU 4 and was built in 1927 by Pullman.
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A surprise on the back end of the Broadway was this CR passenger car in blue paint.
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OCS CR4 in Philadelphia,PA
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85 foot Full-length dome #55  on OCS301 at Meriden, CT. on May 3, 1990.
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Theater car #9 at the rear of OCS301 in Meriden, CT. on May 3, 1990.
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Conrail 55 is seen at Duncannon, PA
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CR 55 is seen on display at Railfest at Altoona PA on 10/5/97. Car is ex CSS 552/Auto-Train 514/ATSF 552 and was built by Budd in 1954. Car was acquired by CR in 1988.
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Conrail 55 is seen from the hillside at Safe Harbor, PA before being painted into green
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85 foot Full-length dome #55  on OCS301 at Meriden, CT. on May 3, 1990.
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85 foot Full-length dome #55  on OCS301 at Meriden, CT. on May 3, 1990.
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Conrail 8 is seen from the hillside at Safe Harbor, PA
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Conrail's Office Car Special is seen operating westbound on the IHB at Argo, as theater car CR 9 passes by in April 1986. Its destination is the Chrysler Plant at Belvidere, IL, located on the C&NW. Doug Davidson photo with permission
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Theater car #9 on the rear of the OCS131 at Hinsdale, MA. on May 18, 1988. Gentleman in the light colored suit seems to be pointing out that "this is the summit of Washington hill, the highest point on the Boston Line."
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Theater car #9 at the rear of OCS301 in Meriden, CT. on May 3, 1990.
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Several cars on Conrail's OCS fleet is seen on CSX rails at Cumberland MD on 3/13/98.
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EL Office Car #3 @ Reading, Pa Conrail #?
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CR 20 in SPL275 at Huntington, MA. on 10/6/89.

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